Organizers hoping for biggest Columbus Pride parade ever

Organizers hoping for biggest Columbus Pride parade ever



MOUNT CARMEL GROVE CITY. MARK: IT'S BELIEVED TO BE THE FIRST ONE FILED. MARK: ATTORNEYS FILED THE SUIT ON BEHALF OF PATIENT MARTY BROWN, WHO GOT SICK WITH LEGIONNAIRES' AFTER HAVING OPEN HEART SURGERY AT THE HOSPITAL. TONIGHT WE ARE LEARNING THAT 16 PATIENTS HAVE BEEN INFECTED WITH THE ILLNESS. SO FAR. ONE OF THOSE PATIENTS DIED. : "YOU CAN BE ANYWHERE IN WORLD AND IF YOU HAVE A BUCKEYE SHIRT ON PEOPLE KNOW THAT YOU HAVE A BUCKEYE SHIRT ON, AND IT'S THE SAME WAY NOW WITH NINA WEST. YOU CAN BE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD AND IF PEOPLE KNOW YOU'RE FROM COLUMBUS, OHIO, THE AUTOMATICALLY ASSUME THAT YOU KNOW NINA WEST.." COLLEEN: COLUMBUS PRIDE IS THIS SATURDAY- AND THE CITY IS RECOGNIZING SOMEONE THEY SAY HELPS MAKE THE EVENT SUCH A SUCCESS- BY RENAMING HULL ALLEY IN THE SHORT NORTH, NINA WEST WAY. MARK: SHAWN LANIER HAS MORE ON THE SIGN CHANGE AND THE MESSAGE PARADE ORGANIZERS WANT TO SEND WITH IT. SHAWN LANIER: "YOU KNOW WITH IT BEING PRIDE WEEK HERE IN COLUMBUS THERE'S A LOT OF RAINBOW COLORED THEMES THROUGHOUT THE CITY AND RIGHT HERE IN THE SHORT NORTH. ORGANIZERS TELL ME THEY EXPECT THIS PRIDE PARADE TO BE BIGGER THAN IT'S EVER BEEN BEFORE." SABRINA BOYKIN : "WE'RE A FAN CITY. THERE IS NO OTHER CITY THAT REPRESENTS ANYTHING THEY LOVE LIKE COLUMBUS." YOU CAN SEE JUST BY WALKING AROUND THE SHORT NORTH.. HOW THIS CITY REPRESENTS DURING PRIDE MONTH. THIS YEAR PRIDE ORGANIZERS SAY THEY'VE GROWN THE FESTIVAL BY 33 PERCENT AND THE PARADE BY ALMOST 45 PERCENT WHICH MEANS THERE'S SOME NEW THINGS TO LOOK FORWARD TO. AJ CASEY AND SABRINA BOYKIN WITH STONEWALL COLUMBUS SAYS IT'S ALL THANKS TO THE COMMUNITY. AND ALSO PEOPLE LIKE DRAG QUEEN NINA WEST WHO IS THE GRAND MARSHAL FOR THE PARADE AND RECENTLY HAD HULL ALLEY IN THE SHORT NORTH RENAMED AFTER HER. SABRINA BOYKIN : "SO TO CELEBRATE HER IS FANTASTIC AND TO PUT HER ON THIS PLATFORM IS FANTASTIC, AND WE JUST HAVE TO REMEMBER THAT HIS MESSAGE IT 'KINDNESS IS KING' AND LIVE BY IT AND THAT'S WHAT WE'RE DOING." TO EVERYONE'S LIKING "BE KIND" IS PLACED ON THE SIGN ALONG WITH WEST'S NAME. WEST IS PORTRAYED BY ANDREW LEVITT, WHO DOES RAISES MONEY AND AWARENESS FOR NON- PROFIT ORGANIZATIONS MUCH OF IT HELPS THE LGBTQ COMMUNITY. BETSY PANDOR : "WE ARE SO PROUD OF EVERYTHING SHE HAS DONE TO NOT ONLY SHARE HER TALENTS WITH THE REST OF AMERICA, BUT TO BE SUCH AN AMAZING KIND LEADER HER IN OUR COMMUNITY." A COMMUNITY THAT SHOWS ITS APPRECIATION FOR WHAT NINA WEST REPRESENTS TO SO MANY PEOPLE. AJ CASEY : "I THINK PRIDE IS THE PERFECT OPPORTUNITY TO BE AUTHENTICALLY YOURSELF AND THEN CONNECT WITH A LARGER COMMUNITY AND TO BE A PART OF A CAUSE GREATER THAN YOURSELF ALONE." SHAWN LANIER: "LOCAL FOR YOU SHAWN LANIER NCB4." NAT OF JONATHAN BEING PUNCHED MARK: POLICE BODY CAMERA VIDEO OF AN

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